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United States Marines, recipients of the Purple Heart decoration for gallantry, 31 Jan 1943

Reference Number: 1/2-123944-G

Colonel J H Nankivell, United States Military Attache in Wellington, handing citation orders to United States Marines receiving the Purple Heart decoration for gallantry. Taken at the United States Naval Base Hospital in Silverstream, Upper Hutt, 31 January, 1943, by an Evening Post staff photographer.

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1 image, related to John H Nankivell, United States Marine Corps, Silverstream, New Zealand - Military relations - United States, United States - Military relations - New Zealand, United States - Armed Forces - New Zealand, World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, American - New Zealand and Purple Heart.

Part of:
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War II. Troops. United States. 1943.(PFP-025777)

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